Energy and development

Household energy is a basic daily need that is vital for development.

CID members have explored various aspects of energy, energy-related policies and how they relate to development.

Lead: Sefa Awaworyi Churchill 

Other researchers: Simon Feeny, Anh Trinh, Imad Moosa 

SDG alignment 

Recent publications 

Awaworyi Churchill, S., Inekwe, J., and Ivanovski, K. (2020) “Stochastic convergence in per capita  emissions: Evidence from emerging economies, 1921-2014” Energy Economics, vol 86, No. 104659, pp. 1-11

Awaworyi Churchill, S., Inekwe, J. and Ivanovski, K. (2018) “Conditional convergence in per capita CO2 emissions since 1900” Applied Energy, vol 228, pp. 916-927

Bhattacharya, M., Awaworyi Churchill, S., and Paramati, S. R. (2017) “The dynamic impact of renewable energy and institutions on economic output and CO2 emissions across regions” Renewable Energy, vol 111, pp. 157-167


Work in Progress 

Munyanyi, M. E., and Awaworyi Churchill, S. (2020) “Foreign Aid and energy poverty: sub-national evidence from Senegal 

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